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Physician- Orthopedic Surgery - Full Time - Centralia, Illinois

Company: SSM Health
Location: Centralia
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

IL-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia

Worker Type:

Pre Employment

Job Highlights:

SSM Health - Illinois seeks a General Orthopaedic Surgeon to re-establish a service line in our community-based hospital. The successful candidate will join our Medical Group and will be affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Illinois, in a full-time position.

This is an employed position with SSM Health Medical Group, a premier hospital system located in Centralia, Illinois, where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville.

Highlights of the opportunity are:

Practice at a newly remodeled facility
Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution affiliated with SSM Health
1:3 call schedule
Active Hospitalist program in place
250,000 population service area covering 9 counties

Successful candidates must be:

Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons or its equivalent.
Can possess any of the following subspecialties in Orthopaedic surgery:
Fellowship in Sports Medicine
Fellowship in Total Joints (reconstructive)

Must be willing to do general Orthopaedics along with either of the two subspecialties listed above.

Excellent Financial Package:

Guaranteed base salary from $500k + (based on experience and training)
Occurrence based malpractice insurance
Student loan repayment available
Bonus incentives available
Medical, dental & vision coverage
Short & long term disability insurance
32 days of paid time off per payroll year
CME allowance
401k with employer match, deferred compensation

Job Summary:

Diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


Responsible for obtaining call coverage by other medical staff members for holidays, vacations and other time off.
Responsible for the standard of practice for patient population.
Responsibility for maintaining a private office and all clinical decision making within the office during times of service.
Acts as an advisor and consultant in the establishment of operational policies of the practice to include: (1) Purchasing and capital allocations; (2) Managed care plan participation; (3) Budget and practice expenses; (4) Medicare/Medicaid participation; (5) Billing and collection of professional fees; (6) Personnel management and related policies; (7) Risk management and quality assurance; and (8) Coding compliance.
Responsible for after-hours call coverage for patients of the practice, in addition to office appointments.
Participates in community service activities, including speaking engagements, writing and special clinical programs as reasonably requested.
Responsible for all risk management, coding compliance and quality assurance activities and functions in and related to the practice.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional driving.
Rare crawling and running.


Medical Group Administration

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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Keywords: SSM Health, Decatur , Physician- Orthopedic Surgery - Full Time - Centralia, Illinois, Healthcare , Centralia, Illinois

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